Finance Lead (Budget / IFRS / BOP market / Operations) – Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
Date Posted: 03-12-2018
Reference Number: GBB
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Financial Lead for a renewable energy company. This position will be based in Maputo, Mozambique and all applicants must be fluent in English and Portuguese.
  • Create and continuously refine country market finance strategy to help the company achieve its financial objectives and targets, while embodying our commitment to providing an exceptional customer experience.
  • Work closely to the Global Finance team to negotiate a pipeline of local currency debt to safeguard the company’s receivables against forex depreciation.
  • Continually monitor and refine the effectiveness of the company’s country financial strategies, gathering evidence in the process to inform the commercial strategy as the new country scales.
  • Leading the recruitment and training for accounting teams in new territories.
  • Set up revenue and expenses booking according to IFRS compliant practices.
  • Compile monthly financials.
  • Create and/or coordinate with Financial Analyst on ad HOC reporting as necessary to analyze revenue and cost trends.
  • Process PO’s, payments, billings, and payroll.
  • Work closely with the Business development team, Operations Lead, Credit team, and Talent team to provide strategic finance and administrative support.
  • Manage and execute all financial audit processes and corporate/statutory compliance.
  • Roll out the company’s ERP system for inventory management, budgeting, and forecasting, In coordination with global finance team.
  • Experience with inventory management and logistics.
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software and/or enterprise resource planning tools.
  • Work experience in a multinational company or financial institution, preferably in Africa.
  • Understanding of rural BOP markets, microfinance, mobile telecom and/or renewable energy industries in Africa.
  • Experience with risk assessment and loan portfolio health evaluation methodologies.
  • Advanced quantitative analysis skills and proficiency in excel.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Working business proficiency in Portuguese.
  • Experience either living or working in Africa, Mozambique would be preferred.
  • Experience managing a country level budget.
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Greg Beeby
Recruitment Consultant
The CA Global Group
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